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Why Excel Is Not the Answer for Market Pricing

Posted by Scott Sargent, CCP on Oct 14, 2016 10:42:39 AM

Excel has long been the go-to platform for managing compensation. After all, it’s free, available on almost every computer, and familiar to most people. It’s even how most of us comp professionals learn the basics of market pricing. But just because you learn to ride a bike with training wheels doesn’t mean you need to keep doing so. At a time when compensation is highly visible and vital to how businesses attract and retain their talent, companies must move beyond the limited, error-prone capabilities of Excel and adopt the strategies and solutions that deliver a modern, more efficient approach. 

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Topics: market pricing, excel, compensation

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